Exchanging and using research evidence in health policy networks: a statistical network analysis

2020-01-22 connect evidence-informed decision-making learns research

Evidence-informed health policymaking is a goal of equitable and effective health systems but occurs infrequently in reality. Past research points to the facilitating role of interpersonal relationships between policy-makers and researchers, imploring the adoption of a social network lens. This study aims to identify network-level factors associated with the exchange and use of research evidence in policymaking.